Yemen`s wounded president bedridden: Officials

Prez Ali Abdullah Saleh was flown to Saudi Arabia for medical treatment.

Sanaa: Senior Yemeni officials said
President Ali Abdullah Saleh has had "very limited" access to
the outside world since he was flown to Saudi Arabia for
medical treatment.

Facing months of protests calling for his resignation,
Saleh suffered serious burns and other wounds in a June 3
attack on his palace in the Yemeni capital. Little information
about his condition has been released.

A Riyadh-based Yemeni official said on Saturday that only
relatives and Saleh`s top adviser have been permitted to visit

Another government official in Sanaa says Saleh has
been "unable to leave his bed" and has "severe and extensive

The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because
of the sensitivity of the subject.


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